The kernel component in Symantec Anti-Virus Engine (AVE) 20151.1 before 20151.1.1.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory access violation and system crash) via a malformed PE header file.
Published 2016-05-19 10:59:00
Updated 2016-12-01 03:08:56
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Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-2208

92.36%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-2208

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.4
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
10.0
9.2
NIST
9.1
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-2208

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-2208

Products affected by CVE-2016-2208

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